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UK Partner: University College London (IFSA-Butler)
London, England (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
Program Dates &
Deadlines:
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Restrictions: UK applicants only
Fees and Policies Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Fact Sheet:
Experience Type:
Study Abroad
Area of Study:
Anthropology, Architecture, Art History, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, English, French Language, Geography, German Language, Greek Language, Hebrew Language, History, Italian Language, Latin, Latin American Studies, Law, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Russian Language, Spanish Language, Statistics
Course Language:
English
Minimum Language Requirement:
None
Housing Options:
Apartment(shared), Independent Housing, Residence Hall
Eligibility:
2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Minimum GPA:
3
Student Type:
Undergraduate students only
Advisor:
http://www.uky.edu/international/the_team
UK Travel Medical Insurance:
Provided by program partner
Approved for VA Benefits:
Previously Approved
Program Description:
Location
London, England
UCLart
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When
Fall, Spring, and Year

We're so excited that you're considering IFSA-Butler's program at University College London (UCL) for your semester or year abroad. UCL is located in the heart of London, one of the most vibrant cities in the world. We're sure you're going to love studying there!
 
Application Deadline
Spring: October 15
Fall: April 15
 UCLbuilding
Host University
University College London
 
IFSA-Butler Services
Academics
  • Tuition
  • Full academic advising and course selection/approval assistance
  • Butler University transcript for easy credit transfer
  • Academic records maintenance
  • Grade and credit query assistance
Housing
  • Housing is in UCL residence halls or furnished student houses; in a UL intercollegiate residence hall; or in IFSA-Butler housing in west central London
  • UCL residence halls and UL intercollegiate halls offer mandatory meal plans, while students in the houses and in IFSA-Butler housing purchase or prepare their own meals
  • Because of the competition for student housing in London, we recommend early application to UCL.
Predeparture support services
  • Personalized advising with your IFSA-Butler program advisor
  • Welcome packet, Preparing to Study Abroad guide, Financing Study Abroad guide, and newsletter updates
  • Parental support including Preparing to Study Abroad guide and Financing Study Abroad guide
  • Assistance in accommodating students with disabilities
  • Financial aid assistance and transfers
  • Travel and student visa assistance
  • Group flight arrangements to most destinations
On-site services
  • Airport pickup for group flights
  • Full-time IFSA-Butler staff abroad for assistance and support
  • 4- to 10-day orientation programs (including transportation, accommodation, activities, student handbook and welcome materials, and most meals)
  • Transportation to host university accommodation following orientation
  • New student orientation at host university
  • Newsletter updates throughout the semester
  • IFSA-Butler welcome meal
Excursions and activities
  • Mid-semester weekend excursions and adventure trips
  • Cultural activities and social events
  • Day trips and sightseeing tours
Health services and emergency assistance
  • Full medical insurance plan for all students
  • 24-hour emergency assistance and support from on-site IFSA-Butler staff
  • Access to local medical facilities
Finances
  • Numerous scholarships available
  • Monthly payment plan available
  • Ability to pay by credit card
  • Support for U.S. university direct billing arrangements
 
Contact Us
1100 West 42nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3345
800-858-0229
www.ifsa-butler.org
studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org
 



Eligibility

This program is open to undergraduate students from all academic disciplines, with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Academic Credit

  • Students will earn transfer credit from Butler University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by Butler University.  The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school. However, the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the Education Abroad Academic Credit website.
  • PRIOR to participating in this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the courses will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in the application materials.  
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the Education Abroad at UK office. Once received, the Education Abroad staff will coordinate the transfer of credits to UK.
  • All students will be enrolled in ISP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour).

Housing and Meals

Students participating in this program will be placed in shared apartments, residence halls, or independent housing for the duration of studies. For more information, please visit the following IFSA-Butler webpage.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

  • Students are strongly encouraged to explore all funding opportunities for programs abroad. There are numerous opportunities available based on the area of study, program type, length, and country of destination. 
  • Many financial aid packages (scholarships, loans and grants) used for on-campus study can be applied to education abroad programs. Students who qualify for financial aid should consult with their UK Financial Aid counselor as soon as possible to apply for funding.
  • The Education Abroad at UK Scholarship - The campus-wide Selection Committee awards need-based scholarships to UK students in the amounts of $750, $1,000 and $1,500. The deadline application materials is March 1 for Summer/Fall programs and October 1 for Spring/Winter programs.
  • IFSA-Butler's "Fill The Gap" program allows students to create a savings account where friends & family may contribute money.  In addition, IFSA-Butler will match contributions up to $1,000 for semester and year programs.
  • IFSA-Butler offers UK Chellgren Fellows an additional scholarship opportunity. For more information, click here. IFSA Chellgren scholarship.pdf
  • For more information about scholarship and funding opportunities, please visit the Education Abroad at UK Financial Aid & Scholarships resource page.

Applications
  • Students must complete two applications to participate in this program - one to Education Abroad at UK and one to IFSA-Butler. For the IFSA-Butler partner application visit the program website.

Program Costs

  • Costs and cancellation policies vary by program, so it is important to review this information very carefully. For more information on program costs, please see the "Fees and Policies" information page (the link is in the program header at the top of this website).

Passport & Visa Requirements

  • Participants holding a US passport are not required to obtain a visa for programs in the UK lasting shorter than six months. For more information please visit the United Kingdom Border Agency website. Visa applications should be submitted well in advance of the program start date.  Students should pay careful attention to the amount of time required to obtain the visa. It is strongly suggested that students work with a visa expediting service, such as A Briggs or VisaHQ to obtain the visa.

Travel Medical Insurance

  • All participants of this program will be enrolled in travel medical insurance via the partner provider, IFSA-Butler.
  • Participants wishing to travel before of after the official program dates are strongly encouraged to purchase additional coverage for the extended dates via Education Abroad at UK. Please see the Education Abroad Health & Safety webpage for more information. There is an option to purchase the extended coverage in the application.


For More Information

For additional information about this program, please contact:

  • EA Peer Ambassadors, Education Abroad Resource Center, 315 Bradley Hall
  • EA Advisors assist students according to academic major. To find your EA Advisor visit the EA Contact website.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 11/01/2014 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.